May 19, 1927|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||June 29, 2017
Capistrano Beach, California, U.S.
|Relatives||Arthur Marx (brother)
Melinda Marx (paternal half-sister)
Miriam Marx Allen (May 19, 1927 – June 29, 2017) was an author and the daughter of Groucho Marx, and his first wife, Ruth Johnson.
Her elder brother was Arthur Marx. Her married name was Miriam Allen. Besides having worked for a time on the writing staff of her father's quiz show You Bet Your Life during the 1950s, she later appeared in several Marx Brothers documentaries. In her book, Love Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam, she detailed her difficult relationship with Groucho, her battle against addictive substances, and her eventual reconciliation with her father. She died at the age of 90 in 2017.
- Marx, Miriam. Love Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam. Faber & Faber, 1992; ISBN 0-571-12915-3.
- Miriam Marx IMDb credits
- McLellen, Dennis (1989-09-07). "Love, Groucho : Comedian's Letters to Daughter Show a Gentler, Unknown Side". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
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